Articles by John Pritchard


Publisher’s Letter

Variation is the Enemy of Quality I have the good fortune of talking to Supply Chain Leaders every day about their tireless pursuit of reducing…


Publisher’s Letter

Purchased Services: A Rumble Becoming a Roar For the last few years I have been talking to Supply Chain Leaders more and more about how…





Publisher’s Letter

 The Ten People to Watch Welcome to my favorite issue every year, where we highlight the Ten People to Watch in the healthcare contracting arena….


Publisher’s Letter

Changing Dynamics A few years ago as the industry started to make eye contact with healthcare reform, talk of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) went from…


Publisher’s Letter

Bitter Pill I read Steven Brill’s recent article in Time Magazine, “Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us,” with great interest. In the 24,000…


Publisher’s Letter

Welcome to 2013 and the era of reform… We recently hosted three symposiums that brought together Supply Chain leaders with Supplier and Distribution representatives to…